DIGITAL AUDIO & COMPACT DISC TECH 2ED

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Sony has been one of the forerunners in the field of digital audio, being the coinventor of the compact disc system. This book has been produced using all the resources and expertise of the Sony Service Centre (Europe).

Digital Audio and Compact Disc technology is the best book at the price on CD players and technology. It is essential reading for audio engineers, students and hi-fi enthusiasts and offers a clear and easy to follow ...
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Overview

Sony has been one of the forerunners in the field of digital audio, being the coinventor of the compact disc system. This book has been produced using all the resources and expertise of the Sony Service Centre (Europe).

Digital Audio and Compact Disc technology is the best book at the price on CD players and technology. It is essential reading for audio engineers, students and hi-fi enthusiasts and offers a clear and easy to follow introduction to the subject. This latest edition now includes a technical description of DAT, the `Scoopman' (stamp size DAT format, MiniDisc and the Digital Compact Cassette format. It also covers the Serial Copy Management System (SCMS) and the Digital Interface format (S/PDIF - IEC 958).
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The Sony Service Center in Europe presents a technical introduction to CD players and digital audio technology (DAT), for audio engineers and students. Numerous b&w diagrams and photos illustrate basic principles, and the inner working of various systems and formats. This third edition incorporates information on stamp-sized DAT, the MiniDisc, the digital compact cassette format, the serial copy management system, and S/PDIF-IEC 958. Includes appendices on error correction, sampling theorem, and the PAL composite video signal. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750606141
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 4/1/1992
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256

Table of Contents

Preface
A Short History of Audio Technology 1
Pt. 1 Principles of Digital Signal Processing 25
2 Principles of Sampling 29
3 Principles of Quantization 42
4 Overview of A/D Conversion Systems 52
5 Operation of A/D-D/A Convertors 62
6 Codes for Digital Magnetic Recording 83
7 Principles of Error Correction 86
Pt. 2 The Compact Disc 101
8 Overview of the Compact Disc Medium 103
9 Compact Disc Encoding 115
10 Opto-electronics and the Optical Block 130
11 The Servo Circuits in CD Players 148
12 Signal Processing 161
Pt. 3 Digital Audio Recording Systems 175
13 Outline 177
14 PCM Adapters According to EIAJ 178
15 PCM-1600/1610 Format 189
16 Video 8 PCM-Format 192
17 Digital Audio Tape (DAT) Format 198
18 Non-tracking Digital Audio Tape (DAT) 221
19 MiniDisc 235
20 Digital Compact Cassette (DCC) Format 257
Appendix 1 Error Correction 266
Appendix 2 Anatomy of a PAL Composite Video Signal (Monochrome) 286
Appendix 3 Sampling Theorem 292
Appendix 4 Serial Copy Management System (SCMS) 295
Appendix 5 Digital Audio Interface Format (S/PDIF-IEC958) 299
Index 303
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